Violence and displacement stalk children in Raqqa

  As violence escalates in the northeastern governorate of Raqqa, families have been fleeing their homes to poorly equipped temporary shelters and camps in the area. While UNICEF is responding to the immediate needs of uprooted families, access to the area has been highly restricted for the past four years. By Massoud Hassan and Yasmine […]

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Syria Crisis April 2017 Humanitarian Results

• UNICEF reached 408,800 people in 243 hard-to-reach locations in Syria with life-saving interventions and critical WASH, education, health and nutrition and child protection services and delivered supplies for 12,200 beneficiaries in 12 besieged areas. Items from Interagency Emergency Health Kits, diarrheal disease sets, paediatric kits and midwifery kits were removed from inter-agency convoys to […]

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Children pays heavy price as humanitarian situation deteriorates in East Ghouta

The already dire humanitarian situation inside the besieged east Ghouta is worsening.  According to reports basic commodities such as fuel are mostly unavailable, the few supplies are too expensive and families cannot afford to buy, making conditions difficult for survival. An estimated 180,000 children have been living under siege in East Gouta since 2013.   […]

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Reflections by UNICEF Ambassadors and Supporters

Hear from some of the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors and Advocates who have met with children affected by the conflict in Syria and why they think that the children themselves are the best champions for peace. Muzoon Almellehan Goodwill Ambassador and Syrian Refugee Resettled in the United Kingdom  “I am an education activist. I fled the […]

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